counselor intern resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Empathetic Counseling Intern known for connecting with clients, maintaining comfort and promoting progress during sessions. Easily collects information about patients through conversations, questions and in-depth interviews. Excellent observational and analytical skills with great insight into patients' mental state. Kind Counseling Intern skilled in initial case management and treatment planning for adults, families, and adolescents. In-depth knowledge of cognitive behavioral therapy. Understands source of problems and determines solutions to curb such issues. Dedicated and honesty provides support to clients on social, personal and economic issues. Caring Counseling Intern passionate about assisting patients in completing treatment plans aimed at improving health conditions. Skilled in conducting individual and group counseling sessions, implementing behavior management systems and conducting crisis intervention counseling. Friendly counselor-intern available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven. Reliable Intern studying counseling seeks opportunity to expand skills and gain valuable real-world experience.

  • Individualized counseling
  • Counseling techniques
  • Family and patient education
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Treatment plan development
  • Patient Assessments
  • Referral management
  • Patient Intake
  • Biopsychosocial assessments
  • Intervention planning
  • Learning disability awareness
  • Skilled in intake interviewing
Work History
04/2021 to Current Counselor-intern American Addiction Centers | Oxford, MS,
  • Counseled clients to help understand and overcome personal, social and behavioral problems.
  • Conducted client consultations and collaborated with other agency professionals to discuss courses of treatment.
  • Applied variety of psychological methods and techniques in screening, assessment, and evaluation of clients.
  • Encouraged participants to open up and share thoughts in counseling sessions.
  • Performed approximately 600 hours of supervised group and individual counseling sessions.
  • Maintained high level of patient confidentiality to comply with all federal and company regulations.
  • Implemented specific interventions to decrease behavior excesses and increase behavioral deficits.
  • Provided comprehensive case management services, created treatment plans and connected clients and families to appropriate resources.
01/2007 to 05/2008 Child development assistant Bryanlgh Medical Center | Grand Island, NE,
  • Created education plans and documented hours and ratios of children and employees
  • Implemented plans in classrooms.
  • Constructed age-appropriate goals and outcomes to assist children with special needs and developmental delays.
  • Developed level-appropriate lessons and activities to support skill-building needs.
  • Assisted with purchase of educational materials, books and toys for classroom use.
  • Prepared children for success in classroom settings through encouragement and exploration of learning activities.
  • Implemented welcoming classroom environment where children felt safe and secure.
  • Conducted child health, sensory and behavioral screenings and prepared observation results.
  • Utilized positive reinforcement to help children develop communication and collaboration skills.
  • Communicated respectfully and thoughtfully with parents and guardians by remaining sensitive to different families' cultures, values and needs.
  • Promoted cultural diversity of each child's family by encouraging members to talk about holidays, favorite foods and other details.
01/2008 to 01/2009 Academic Tutor Charter Schools Usa | Kissimmee, FL,
  • Tutored middle school aged children
  • Subjects: reading, writing, social studies, and test taking strategies.
  • Helped students prepare for routine and standardized tests and college entrance exams.
  • Created special handouts, study guides and enrichment materials to boost student knowledge.
  • Planned lessons for allotted time to strengthen weak subjects and build skills.
  • Supported teacher instruction, thoroughly discussing concepts and designing custom practice questions.
  • Designed engaging lessons, using art and visual aids to enhance learning process.
  • Stressed importance of good study habits by encouraging students to create personalized study plans.
  • Used positive reinforcement, repetition and review to help students master challenging material.
  • Supported students with helpful study habits and exam strategies.
01/2006 to 01/2009 Substitute Teacher King City Union Elementary | King City, CA,
  • For various class subjects and grade levels.
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Provided instruction for students in core subject areas.
Expected in 04/2022 to to Master of Science in Professional Counseling | Counseling Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
Expected in 2007 to to Bachelors of Liberal arts | Psychology, Sociology the University of Texas, El Paso, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • the University of Texas

Job Titles Held:

  • Counselor-intern
  • Child development assistant
  • Academic Tutor
  • Substitute Teacher


  • Master of Science in Professional Counseling
  • Bachelors of Liberal arts

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